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FIND a WAY to WIN at something EVERY DAY

It doesn’t have to be big. Some of the best days are made up of one or more small victories. Those incremental wins add up to meaningful change over time.
Credibility is the foundation of leadership. If people don't belive in you, they won't follow you. You must do what you say you are going to do.

Barry Z. Posner and James M. Kouzes

You don't hire for skills, you hire for attitude.

Simon Sinek

To encourage a work ethic value, notice it in a specific action and call attention to it.

Eric Chester

We all have differences. Not talking about it is not acceptable. Silence is not an approach that works: it's the conversations that really matter.

Edith Cooper

Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. Don't waste your pain; use it to help others.

Rick Warren

Don't let your learning lead to knowledge. Let your learning lead to action.

Jim Rohn

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.

Aristotle

Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes.

Margaret Wheatley

The person seeking to learn wins what the person seeking to impress loses.

Angela Jiang

Management is tasked with moving an Army from point to point, while leadership moves an Army to where it never thought possible.

Colin Powell

An uncompromising life is one where you stay true to what is important to you, what you believe in and what you love.

Steve A. White

Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.

James Cash Penney

You either lead by example or you don't lead at all. You have to go first as a leader. That's what it takes to get others to follow your lead.

Barry Z. Posner and James M. Kouzes

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.

Peter Drucker

You don't have to choose between doing good and doing well.

Tim Cook

You can demand the backs and hands of employees, but they volunteer their hearts and minds. Great leaders have the ability to tap into the latent talents and energies of people in a way that unleashes discretionary effort.

Frank McCollough

If you're neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.

Desmond Tutu

Leaders must have vision, creativity, and the ability to influence others to follow and support them into uncharted and often risky territory.

Nick Venturella

Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations.

Ralph Marston

A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

One hundred percent of the shots you don’t take don’t go in.

Wayne Gretzky

Focusing on the future sets leaders apart. You have to be forward looking; it's the quality that most differentiates leaders from individual contributors.

Barry Z. Posner and James M. Kouzes

Strategy is a commodity and execution is an art.

Peter Drucker

A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.

Arnold Glasow

Vulnerability is not knowing victory or defeat, it’s understanding the necessity of both; it’s engaging. It’s being all in.

Brené Brown

The leaders who offer blood, toil, tears and sweat always get more out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.

George Orwell

To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end in life.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal — a commitment to excellence — that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

Mario Andretti

Don’t say it cannot be done, rather say, you don't know how to do it yet.

Tomas Bata

Anyone who takes a leap of faith and moves abroad to continue education or work rarely regrets it. For me, global work experience and travel are key contributors to business and personal fulfillment.

Amanda Bradford

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than one's fear.

James Neil Hollingworth

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